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typecast

verb [T] uk   /ˈtaɪp.kɑːst/ us    /-kæst/ (typecast, typecast)
to always give an actor the same type of character to play, usually because he or she is physically suited to that type of part: She soon found herself typecast as a dizzy blonde.Casting, roles and scripts
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